Learning Sustainability at the Permaculture Institute
By Grit Staff
Learn everything you want to know about sustainable lifestyles with the help of the Permaculture Institute. You’ll have the opportunity to jump right into living the rural life with this course that caters to homesteaders, small-scale farmers, educators, ranchers, and other like-minded people. Head out to the beautiful mountains of Colorado for this 14-day training on a working ranch/organic farm, Sustainable Settings Learning Center, Farm & Ranch.
Participants will have the opportunity for valuable hands-on experience in sustainable farming techniques like water harvesting, land restoration and natural building techniques, all while working toward their Permaculture Design Certificate. You can find out more at Permaculture Institute.
Travel by Water With Kayaks or Canoes
Gain access to remote areas with the right kayak or canoe.
There’s No Shoes Like Snowshoes
Snowshoes used to be a necessary means of getting around in heavy snow. Now they are more for recreation, but they can still help you get places where you otherwise could not tread. Originally published in January of 2016.
New Explorations: Old Hotels Part 2
Continuing the exploration of historic hotels, in this piece we’ll look at the story of three more hotels that were built in the 1800’s and early 1900’s.